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Thomas Connell Broden (April 6, 1932 – November 23, 2013) was a Canadian ice hockey forward.

Connie Broden
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Born (1932-04-06)April 6, 1932
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died November 23, 2013(2013-11-23) (aged 81)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg; 11 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1950–1959

Broden played his entire National Hockey League career with the Montreal Canadiens; it consisted of six regular-season games and seven playoff games. Overall, he scored two goals and recorded one assist in NHL play. He made his NHL debut in 1956 and retired following the 1958 season. He won two Stanley Cups with Montreal in 1957 and 1958.

Connie Broden has the distinction of being the only hockey player to have won the International Ice Hockey Federation's Ice Hockey World Championships and the Stanley Cup in the same year (1958).[1] Playing for Canada's Whitby Dunlops, Broden won the IIHF's Oslo tournament in scoring with 12 goals and 7 assists in 7 games, scoring at least one goal in every game of the World Championship. Canada beat the Soviet Union national ice hockey team 4 – 2 to take the gold in the championship.

After retiring from hockey Broden worked as a senior executive at Molson Breweries for 32 years.[2] He died on November 23, 2013 at a Toronto hospital.[3][4]


  1. ^ IIHF Top 100 Hockey Stories of All Time, Szymon Szemberg and Andrew Podnieks, p.129, Fenn Publishing, Bolton, Ontario, Canada, 2008, ISBN 978-1-55168-358-4
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  3. ^ "Turner & Porter Funeral Directors - T. Connell "Connie" Broden". Retrieved 2013-11-27.
  4. ^ Canada (2013-11-23). " BRODEN". Archived from the original on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-11-27.

Secondary sourcesEdit

  • IIHF News Release, April 2002, Vol. 6 - No. 2

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